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Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

On tip of the handle is a ship labeled HALFMOON. Below this is a bust labeled HENDRIK HUDSON and then a vertical inscription HUDSON RIVER. In the gilt bowl are enamled two ships, one labeled HALF MOON 1609, and the other HENDRIK HUDSON 1909, probably a Hudson River boat. On the back is a bust labeled ROBERT FULTON and a boat labeled CLERMONT.

Made from:
Silver gilt -- enamel
Made in:
USA
Date made:
Early 20th c.
Size:
14.1 cm (5 9/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.537
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK; INSCRIPTION on back: Sterling at tip: Halfmoon, Hendrik Hudson, Hudson River inside bowl: Half Moon 1609 Hendrik Hudson 1909 on back: Robert Fulton Clermont 1807
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973